Date: April 21, 2006
Contact: Carol Connelly, Director,
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PNC Chancellor Dworkin Elected to Statewide Post
WESTVILLE – Purdue University North Central Chancellor Dr. James B. Dworkin has been elected to membership in the Indiana Higher Education Telecommunication System (IHETS) Board of Directors.
The 13-person board includes top administrators at public and private higher education institutions, state agencies and nonprofit public-sector organizations. The IHETS mission is to enhance the educational, social and economic development of Indiana citizens through effective and collaborative use of telecommunications and information technology for education and learning.
IHETS monitors the evolving network and information technology needs of its members as well as Indiana's broad educational needs and goals, identifies opportunities for development of new collaborative programs and services to address these needs and acts on those that provide strategic advantage to IHETS members and/or the state.
The IHETS Board of Directors include: Dr. Lloyd W. Benjamin, chair, president, Indiana State University; James R. Bottom, vice president, Information Technology & CIO, Purdue University; Gerry Weaver, chief technology officer, State of Indiana; Dr. Ron Davis, provost, Vincennes University; Dr. James Dworkin, chancellor, Purdue University North Central; Dr. Hans Giesecke, president, Independent Colleges of Indiana, Inc.; Dr. Ed Kinley, vice president, Information Technology & CIO, Indiana State University; Dr. James Moseley,
president, Franklin College; Michael Piper, executive director, Indiana Cooperative Library Services; Dr. Jeff Pittman, chancellor, Ivy Tech Community College–Wabash Valley; Dr. Suellen Reed, State Superintendent of Public Instruction; Mark Rozewski, vice president for Business Affairs, University of Southern Indiana; Dr. O’Neal Smitherman, vice president, Information Technology & CIO, Ball State University; Dr. Bradley Wheeler,
vice president, Information Technology, Indiana University and Lloyd Wright, president and general manager, WFYI Channel 20.